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Five Strategies for Improving School Attendance

posted by Melissa | April 29, 2016, 12:15 pm

 

School attendance can often feel out of the hands of the classroom teacher.  Attendance is taken in the morning and turned into the office each day but there seems to be little that one can do to affect it.  In some ways, this is true.  There will always be some students absent due to sickness or family emergencies and there is little that a teacher can do.  Teachers also deal with the chronically absent students who suffer from  a lack of self-motivation, or a chaotic family life that de-emphasizes academic achievement.

 

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Reform Matters: April 27th, 2016

posted by Alana | April 27, 2016, 05:41 pm

AAE Members Speak Out in New Wisconsin Report: Undertold Stories of Act 10, WILL, April 2016


"It is important to teachers that we feel heard, and since Act 10, my district more frequently asks for input regarding changes we would like to see in our contracts," Michelle Uetz, a special education teacher in the Prescott School District, says in the report. "It's a more collaborative environment without union politics involved in each detail." READ MORE.

 
Teacher Home Visits: The Wave of the Future?

posted by Alana | April 27, 2016, 02:36 pm

 

Teachers and administrators know it’s not just the time spent in the classroom that counts but the social and emotional learning that takes place at home and outside the classroom, too.

 

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